'''Burton Egbert Stevenson''' (1872–1962) was an American author, anthologist, and librarian.
He was born in Chillicothe, Ohio
on 9 November 1872,
and attended Princeton University
He married Elizabeth Shepard Butler (1869–1960) in 1895.
He died 13 May 1962 and was buried in Chillicothe, Ohio.
While at Princeton, Stevenson was a correspondent for United Press
and for the ''New York Tribune
He was city editor for the ''Chillicothe Daily News
and worked for the ''Daily Advertiser (Chillicothe)|Daily Advertiser
Stevenson became director of the Chillicothe public library in 1899 and held that position for 58 years.
Stevenson was well known for his war efforts.